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NUMBER OF ORTHODOX INCREASE, CATHOLICS DECREASE IN CENTRAL, EASTERN EUROPE

May 11, 2017 Featured

Pravoslavie.ru – 11/5/17 The majority of residents of Central and Eastern Europe are Orthodox Christians, their numbers increasing while those of Catholics have been decreasing, according to new findings of the Pew Research Center. Overall, about 57% consider themselves Orthodox, including residents of ten countries with an Orthodox majority, including Russia, Ukraine, Greece, Belarus, Bulgaria, […]

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ORTHODOX CHURCH IN PRAGUE VANDALIZED

May 3, 2017 Featured

Pravoslavie.ru – 3/5/17 On the morning of April 28, the Church of Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos at the Olšany Cemtery in Prague, Czech Republic was vandalized, reports The Prague Express. Witnesses stated that the day before, a strange man entered the church after the Divine Liturgy and began praying to Allah. Then he […]

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HOLY FIRE TO BE DELIVERED TO AMERICA FOR FIRST TIME

April 15, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 15/4/17 The Holy Fire, which descends every year on the eve of the Orthodox feast of Pascha in Jerusalem, will be delivered to the various corners of the Earth, with the support of the Russian St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation, including, for the first time this year, to the United States of America. “It […]

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The 2nd International Scientific-Practical Conference “Cossacks Abroad” is Held in Paris

March 1, 2017 News

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – March 2017 On February 18-20, 2017, the Russian Spiritual-Cultural Center in Paris hosted the 2nd International Scientific-Practical Conference “Cossacks Abroad, 1917-2017” with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. The forum was organized […]

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ITALY IS HOME TO RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH’S FASTEST GROWING FOREIGN DIOCESE

February 13, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 13/2/17 The head of the administration for Moscow Patriarchate churches abroad Bishop Anthony of Bogorodsk stated in a recent interview with TASSthat the Russian Orthodox Church has nearly 900 parishes in foreign countries, the greatest number of which are in Germany and Italy. While the number of parishes in Germany outnumbers those in […]

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UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH TELLS ABOUT 1,000-YEAR CONNECTION BETWEEN ATHOS AND UKRAINE IN NINE EUROPEAN CITIES

November 20, 2016 News

Union of Orthodox Journalists – November 2016 The Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the International Institute of the Athonite Legacy in Ukraine will present a large-scale spiritual-educational project dedicated to the 1,000-year legacy of Holy Mount Athos in nine European cities over the course of a month (November-December), as reports the Information-Education Department of the UOC. A […]

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Group of Iraqi Christian Refugees Accepted by Slovakia Returns Home

May 19, 2016 Featured News

www.sputniknews.com – May 2016 Being resettled in Slovakia under the government program a group of Iraqi Christian refugees finally returned home, local media reported Wednesday. PRAGUE (Sputnik) — A group of Iraqi Christian refugees, resettled in Slovakia under the government program, returned home, local media reported Wednesday. As many as 21 Iraqi refugees, primarily the […]

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Cleric dubs obsessed fans ‘monkeys’

June 20, 2012 News

Reuters 19/6/2012 KIEV – Soccer fans are getting into a sinful frenzy and transforming themselves into “monkeys” by watching Euro 2012 matches, a senior Ukrainian cleric said. “The Church does not bless the frenzy and psychosis that a person falls into when they watch these games,” Filaret, head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kiev […]

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The Patriarch Of Romania on a visit to the Senate of the Czech Republic

December 13, 2011 News

On 10 October 2011, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church and His Beatitude Krystoph, Metropolitan of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, accompanied by His Eminence Casian, Archbishop of Lower Danube, by His Grace Ciprian Câmpineanul, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, and by Daniela Gâtman, Romanian Ambassador in Prague, met Senator Miroslav Antl, […]

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Central Committee Public Statement: Integration of Roma in European societies

October 21, 2011 News

FILE NEWS CEC CENTRAL COMMITTEE 21-24 September 2011 Prague, Czech Republic The Central Committee of the Conference of European Churches would like to encourage the member churches to make their ministry with and for Roma minorities more visible, and take further steps to overcome barriers between minority and majority communities. The CEC Central Committee appreciates […]

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Visit of the Patriarch of Romania to the Czech Republic

October 11, 2011 Featured News

11/10/2011 Last week end, the Romanians living in the Czech Republic had the joy to have His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church with them. Saturday, the Primate of our Church and His Beatitude Metropolitan Kristoph of the Czech Republic and Slovakia were received at the seat of the Romanian Embassy in Prague. […]

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The First Divine Liturgy In The Romanian Church In Most – Czech Republic

October 11, 2011 News

At present, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, is in Most locality, Czech Republic, where on, 9 october 2011, he consecrated the Romanian Orthodox church over there, together with His Beatitude Metropolitan Krystoph of Czech Republic and Slovakia, assisted by a group of hierarchs, priests and deacons from Romania, Czech Republic and […]

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Consecration Of The Romanian Church In Most

October 11, 2011 News

On 9 October 2011, 09.30 hours (Romania’s hour), His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, consecrated the Romanian Orthodox church in Most locality, Czech Republic, together with His Beatitude Metropolitan Krystoph of the Orthodox Church of Czech Republic and Slovakia. The group of hierarchs also included His Eminence Casian, Archbishop of Lower Danube […]

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Orthodox Christianity In Czech and Slovakia Is Growing

September 29, 2011 Featured News
Metropolitan Christopher of the Czech Republic and All Slovakia

By Aimilios Polygenis 24/9/2011 Romfea.gr “The number of Orthodox in the Czech Republic is increasing every day,” said the Metropolitan Christopher of the Czech Republic and All Slovakia in an interview. His Beatitude the Metropolitan of Czech spoke of increased faith compared to other denominations in the country, saying that “many people from the former […]

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Liturgical memory of the head of the Church of the Czech and Slovakian lands

September 29, 2011 News

26/9/2011 On the occasion of 90 years since the enthronment of the Holy New Martyr Gorazd of Czech lands in the Cathedral Church in Belgrade, the Divine Liturgy was served by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and His Beatitude Metropolitan Christopher of the Czech and Slovakian lands. They were concelebrated by many priests of the […]

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Is Estonia really the least religious country in the World?

September 16, 2011 News

Ringo Ringvee Guardian, UK 16/9/2011 Estonians, and especially the young, have turned their backs on organised religion, but belief in neo-paganism is thriving. Estonia and the Czech Republic are the two nations that often claim to be the least religious in Europe. And they seem to be proud of their unbelief. According to the census […]

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Russian Сhurch envoy lambastes UN conference on racism

May 17, 2009 News

Prague, May 15, Interfax – April’s UN conference on racism was “an outrageous instance of avoidance of dialogue by leading political forces,” the Russian Orthodox Church envoy to the Council of Europe said.”The problem is that it happens right, left and center that international institutions that have the duty of organizing intercultural dialogues and achieving […]

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